The Dott 07 Design Festival October 16-28 situated between the Sage and the Baltic. Website link Dott 07
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Pokidi sends us an image of water, trees and sunset from the Netherlands, shown 'just the way a 17th century painter like Ruysdael or Vermeer would have enjoyed!'
This scene is a bit like Brasside Ponds with the broad expanse of water, reeds and trees.
Traumateddy has a great idea for a comparative postcard. This is a place called the Twelve Apostles, at Port Campbell National Park, Victoria. This scene looks a bit like places along the Durham coast. And look at that cute Wombat on the stamp!
Submitted by mappingt on Tue, 2007-06-12 19:48.
Approximately 6 adults and 10 children attended a wild food walk, near Durham City, led by local food enthusiast Wilf Richards.
The walk started at The Pump House restaurant near Houghall College, headed down to Houghall Farm, cut across the field to Great High Wood, followed the bottom of the woods to the A177 main road, skirted around Maiden Hill, popped over the River Wear and finished at Old Durham.
Submitted by TRIKER12 on Sat, 2007-05-19 08:21.
This part of our journey is to be somewhat easier, as we are at the highest point on our route, but we are not prepared for the ancient cobbled surfaces as SOUTH BAILEY snakes away into the distance. ADAM decides to use the footpaths, a challenge in itself, for they are just a little wider than his wheelchair, with the occasional downspout protruding into the narrow path, it turns out to be as troublesome as MIKE's chosen route along the cobbled street!
Submitted by TRIKER12 on Fri, 2007-05-18 10:05.
May bank holiday Saturday, our team of three set off from Clayport library to travel along the river side to Prebends bridge, where we would return via South & North Bailey, Slater St, Market place & back to Clayport Library.
You may think it is a short, relatively easy journey, but we are in wheelchairs, Adam is confined to an electric wheelchair (he has a muscular disease) I am using a lightweight wheelchair with a hand cycle attachment & a small hub motor for some assistance (I am Mike, I have an amputation & suffer with poor circulation due to diabetes). The third member of our team is JOHN, a frequent visitor to the library, who is a keen walker, with knowledge of the many paths around DURHAM. (He was press-ganged into helping us by BETH).
Submitted by dott07 on Fri, 2007-05-11 19:25.
What I found out is you can play anywhere. So if you look a bit harder when you are walking down to the town or even on your way to work or school or if you catch the train look out for all those tiny little corners where kids could play and just up date me when ever.
Submitted by david-le-mud on Sun, 2007-04-22 11:27.
The Necklace Park Postcard Project is part of the Twinned Cities strand, where people from other places tell us something about where they live, especially if it has something to do with outdoor activities (fishing! dens! skateboards!), water, bridges, trees, wildlife, livestock (cows! pigeons! critters!), old buildings (churches! ruins!), towns and countryside. That covers just about everywhere, me thinks.
We want your postcards and descriptions of where you live, the kinds of things you enjoy doing outdoors, your favourite building or tree, things you like doing on or in the water, what you do in the countryside or town. We also like fanciful stories, so if you know one about the cow that slept in the church, or the magical talking broccoli that lives under a tree by day and runs a jazz club in the vennels at night, please do tell!
Send us a card, and we'll put it on display. Visitors can leave comments here, so you may find a new postcard pal in addition to having your card seen and appreciated by people in Durham! You can send us a card directly, or via PostCrossing, the world-famous postcard-sharing website.
We know you have already had lots of ideas for 'mapping tools’; here are a few more fairly general ones. How you use them is up to you, but if you want help with developing your tool ideas contact us!
Submitted by mappingt on Wed, 2007-03-07 13:46.
The Shelter Mapping Team (see Gimme Shelter!
Music in The Park. A map of performance spaces in the Park, where would you most like to perform?.. Least?.. How would it sound?..
If you're a busker in the North East, would you be interested in testing performance spaces in the Durham Necklace Park?
If so, just e-mail us to register your interest!
"Mapping the Necklace" forms part of North East England's world-class festivals and events programme. North East England's programme of world-class festivals and events is supported by: Arts Council England, Gateshead Council, Newcastle City Council, Northern Rock Foundation, One NorthEast, TyneWear Partnership.